KLLM Increases Pay for Regional Drivers, Contractors and Lease-Contractors

September 14, 2010

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Jim Richards, president and CEO of KLLM, outlined the new compensation structure. For KLLM’s Southeast region, lead drivers will receive a pay increase from the previous 20%-22% level to 23%-25%. For KLLM’s Midwest region, lead drivers will get an increase from the present range of $.35 – $.39 per mile to $.39 – $.43 per mile.

Pay for regional percentage-paid contractors and lease-purchase contractors will  increase from 70% to 72% of revenue. Over-the-road mileage-paid contractors and lease-purchase contractors will receive up to $1.50 per mile depending on length of haul.

“At KLLM, we offer all of our drivers steady loads and weekly home time for regional fleets. Now, we’re pleased to add an even higher pay package.”

For over 40 years, Jackson, Mississippi-based KLLM Transport has been transporting perishable commodities for satisfied customers throughout the country. KLLM offers over-the-road, regional and dedicated temperature-controlled services throughout the United States and Mexico.

For more information, visit their website at www.kllm.com or call 1-800-925-5556.